Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter is a simple side dish turned up a notch. Brown butter elevates it to another level.

ROASTED ASPARAGUS

Asparagus is one of the veggies that is so versatile and takes minutes to make for a side dish. My kids will actually eat it too!

BROWNED BUTTER

Browned butter is you heat butter until the milk solids caramelize, and create a toasted, nutty flavor. Adding this to a vegetable makes it so good!

WHAT TO SERVE THIS WITH

Pair it up with a pork tenderloin, as an accessory to your salmon, or wrap it in prosciutto for an appetizer. Really it goes with everything and is the most popular vegetable this spring. My family loves it so I’m always trying different ways to serve it and we really liked this.

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Yield: 6 servings

This is a simple way to take your roasted asparagus up a notch.

  • 40
    asparagus spears
    trimmed (about 1.5 to 2 pounds)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4
    teaspoon
    kosher salt
  • 1/8
    teaspoon
    black pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons
    butter
  • 2
    teaspoons
    low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1
    teaspoon
    balsamic vinegar

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on baking sheet; coat with cooking spray or drizzle with olive oil and toss. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until tender.

  2. Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat; cook for 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan occasionally. Make sure not to burn it just get it to a point where the butter has a nutty smell. Remove from heat and pour in a bowl so it stops cooking; stir in soy sauce and vinegar. Drizzle over the asparagus, tossing well to coat. Serve immediately.

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